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Conservation Education

Roots: Living with the Irulas of Sathy

Nature Education at Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve; A faint smell of wet clay and cattle feed greets ones senses as they venture deeper into the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve of Tamil Nadu. Shouldered by the Eastern Ghats and native forests,protected areas of the reserve host the Galidhi
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Nature Education at Banglapadigai

NATURE EDUCATION AT BANGLAPADIGAI SUMMER CAMP May 18th & 19th 2016 Report Banglapadigai is an Irula settlement of approximately 27 households. About an hour’s drive from Kotagiri, it lies in the Aracode area which forms south-eastern slopes of the Nilgiris. The forest types on the
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Outreach Sessions- Brindavan Public School, Coonoor

  28th April 2016: The best way to teach kids about Nature and Ecology is not by lecturing them in the classroom, but by engaging with them through films and activities. At Brindavan school, almost 150 students of classes 4th and 5th participated in the viewing of two short docum
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Conservation Education at PILLUR (NELLITHURAI-SUNDAMPATTI R.F)

The Irula tribes have always been an integral part of the forests of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, but the recent ‘development’ and changes in lifestyle are affecting the way they interact with the forest. Several hamlets, each of approximately 9-10 families, dot the roads within the
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Village Elder Program, Anaikatty

To facilitate the transfer of traditional knowledge between the older and younger generations, a session on ethnobotany was conducted along with AK Bhojan, a village elder from Anaikatty. The session involved a walk with the children from the village along with the village elder who w
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Importance of Pollination through Puppetry Workshop by Dr. Bhanumathi

Nilgiri Natural History Society is organising two puppetry workshops on the theme, ‘Pollination and its importance‘. The workshop is conducted by Dr. Bhanumathi of Pavai Centre for Puppetry, Chennai. Dr. Bhanumathi is a naturalist, author of many books on the same subject
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Outreach Sessions at ‘The Lawrence School’, Ooty

NNHS has been conducting a series of talks with the Nature Club, at The Lawrence School, ooty. These talks have covered a series of modules ( Where the Kurinji Blooms – a conservation education manual developed by Keystone Foundation) as well as a few specialist talks as well. The mot
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